An 18-piece Jazz Big Band with a great female vocalist.
Under the musical directorship of Jo James, our repertoire is drawn from the classic swing and Big Band arrangements of the Basie and Ellington era as well as latin, blues, soul, pop and even rock n’roll.
We play a mix of music that crosses all genres and ages - there is something for everybody to enjoy!
The band started in the 90s , many members were pupils of the late great Andy Hamilton. a legendary Jazz figure in Birmingham
Himley Hall is a commanding 18th Century building set amongst 180 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland. Once the family home to the Earls of Dudley and host to royalty and high society, today it is a glamorous setting for civil wedding ceremonies and receptions and other special occasions as well as Indulgent Afternoon Teas. Himley Hall also offers art, photography and craft exhibitions during spring and summer, as well as prestigious conference facilities and guided tours.
The Hall is open to the public from Saturday 7th April until Saturday 22nd September 2018.
Spring and summer 2018 opening hours are: Wednesday - Sunday 11am - 4pm
There may be occasions when the hall is closed for exhibition changeover so please view exhibition open dates on the events page of our website to avoid disappointment.
Admission to the Hall is free
Himley Park is open every day from 7am - dusk (times vary) mid June - end September. October - mid June the park is open from 7.30am - dusk (times vary). Please check with the Hall or Warden for exact times on 01384 817817. Admission to the park is free.
Car Parking: Pay and display charges are in operation.
Seasonal parking permits available. Please contact us as per the details below for further information.
Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
Kindly note that solid fuel barbecues are not allowed within the park.
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